TAG: Royal residences

London, Buckingham Palace

London, Buckingham Palace
Buckingham Palace is one of the most famous symbols of London. Buckingham Palace, also known as The Palace, is the official residence of British monarchy; currently, Queen Elizabeth II lives… READ MORE

Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle

Copenhagen, Rosenborg Castle
Rosenborg Castle is one of the most fascinating palaces of Denmark. It is located in the heart of Copenhagen, and it was built in XVII, and was the summer royal… READ MORE

Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace

Edinburgh, Holyrood Palace
Holyrood Palace is one of the most beautiful and fascinating castles of Edinburgh. It was built around 1128 and, at first, it was a monastery, but in the XVI century… READ MORE

London. Kensington Palace

London. Kensington Palace
Kensington Palace is located in London and is one of the residences of the royal family. It can be considered, in many ways, as the workhouse. The palace was built in the seventeenth century and later renovated in a neoclassical style, thanks to the work of the… READ MORE

Edinburgh. The Royal Yacht Britannia

Edinburgh. The Royal Yacht Britannia
One of the great attractions of Edinburgh, the Royal Yacht Britannia, is permanently moored in the port of Leigh. This historic vessel was in the service of the English Royal family since the… READ MORE

Lisbon and its surroundings: Sintra

Lisbon and its surroundings: Sintra
If Lisbon is a city whose charm is hard to describe, it is equally true that its surroundings offer views of rare beauty. One of these places is Sintra, town located in… READ MORE

Wien, the Belvedere: huge green spaces and great works of art

Wien, the Belvedere: huge green spaces and great works of art
In Wien it is highly recommended a visit to the Belvedere. This baroque palace, together with its garden, was built by Prince Eugene of Savoy as a summer residence. At that time the complex was… READ MORE

Florence: a look beyond the Arno

Florence: a look beyond the Arno
Florence is divided into four districts: San Giovanni, Santa Maria Novella and Santa Croce on the right side of the Arno (in Florentine dialect: di qua d'Arno: on this side of the Arno) and Santo Spirito on the left side… READ MORE

Buda: the old part of Budapest

Buda: the old part of Budapest
In the hilly area of the city develops the oldest part of Budapest, Buda, whose area and castle were used by the inhabitants of the flatland, Pest, to take refuge… READ MORE

Edinburgh: Holyrood Palace

Edinburgh: Holyrood Palace
The Palace of Holyrood (In Scottish Haly Ruid: Holy Cross), from the sixteenth century was the principal residence of the Scottish royal and the current summer residence of Queen Elizabeth II. It… READ MORE